ATLANTA – Georgia tax collections soared 52.4% last month compared to April of last year, a huge increase attributed more to changes in state tax filing deadlines than a burst of economic activity. Tax revenues rose by $963.7 million in April to more than $2.80 billion, compared to almost $1.84 billion in April 2020. Due […]
The new Sprouts Grocery Store at The Exchange at Gwinnett mixed use development near the Mall of Georgia will open its doors to customers in August, but first it needs to hire 100 employees.
Maran led the Gwinnett Chamber as its CEO for nearly a decade until he retired at the end of 2012, and the business organization named its annual international award, which recognizes foreign-based businesses that have a presence in Gwinnett, for him.
ATLANTA – Georgia’s business community is asking the state to suspend federal unemployment benefits Congress approved during the coronavirus pandemic to incentivize out-of-work Georgians to fill jobs that are going begging. In an op-ed released Monday, 14 organizations including the Georgia Chamber of Commerce point to a shortage of workers willing to fill a growing […]
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp vetoed legislation Monday that would have created the position of chief labor officer within the Georgia Department of Labor. In his veto message, Kemp wrote that the powers the bill would have given the new position would have put it in conflict with the constitutional authority of Georgia’s elected commissioner […]
The Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce’s digital annual report, designed by Lawrenceville's Accent Creative Group, was recently awarded with a national communications excellence award by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.
I’ve seen incredibly talented people not get the job, miss the promotion, or even lose business to a less skilled competitor. You probably have too, or maybe you’ve even been one of them yourself.
Ammeraal Beltech is expected to create 83 new jobs with its new plant, which will be located at 4627 Distribution Parkway on the Hall County side of Buford.
Developers working on a 58-unit luxury townhome development in unincorporated Lawrenceville has secured a $12 million to build the residential units.
A Texas-based cabinet manufacturer is expanding and relocating to Gwinnett County after acquiring a Lawrenceville-based company, Partnership Gwinnett and the Georgia Department of Economic Development announced on Thursday.
Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Wednesday allowing restaurants to sell curbside takeaway alcoholic beverages and distillers to sell liquor on their premises in Georgia.
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games announced it will open its new location at The Exchange at Gwinnett on May 13, with a grand opening celebration set for two days later.
Restore Robotics recently partnered with the Gwinnett Coalition to distribute more than 1 million PPE items — including hand sanitizer and masks — to local charities and faith-based organizations.
SMYRNA – Gov. Brian Kemp signed a half dozen bills Tuesday aimed at spurring business investment in Georgia. A bill signing ceremony at the Cobb Chamber of Commerce was highlighted by Kemp putting his name to legislation providing tax breaks to several key industries. Senate Bill 6 includes tax credits for medical equipment and pharmaceutical […]
The community has been rallying around the Fat Cap owners, raising money through a GoFundMe campaign to help them cover medical costs as well as lost business revenues.
With vaccine eligibility opening up to all Americans, Great Wolf Lodge is looking to hire 2,000 new employees for its 16 resorts in the U.S., including the resort in LaGrange.
I remember the moment when I almost crossed it off my list. Upon reflection, I’m really glad I didn’t. At the time, I had no idea that my happiness and success depended upon that one single item I had hastily written out on my yellow pad.
Topgolf Buford held a soft opening on Monday and a grand opening was set for the end of the week.
Jeff Grier said he knew early on that he wanted to be a lineman. And for 36 years, the Buford resident has done just that — working across metro Atlanta and Northeast Georgia for Georgia Power.
Dunkin' announced it will re-open its 1,800-square-foot remodeled store at 5075 Peachtree Parkway in Peachtree Corners as a next generation Dunkin' and Baskin-Robbins combo store on Friday.
Lawrenceville has a long list of projects that are either under construction or are in the planning stages.
People visiting downtown Duluth for a special event won't have to go far to find a place stay at night, starting this week.
If you woke up to today’s to-do list and felt a wave of tiredness come over you, you’re not alone. For many, once fulfilling roles and engaging teams morphed into a crowded inbox, devoid of inspiration and purpose.
There will likely be a "new normal" for higher education after the COVID-19 pandemic passes, according to the heads of three colleges in Gwinnett County.
Moviegoers unite. You can now enjoy a movie on the big screen again at the Mall of Georgia as the Regal IMAX and RPX theaters reopened Friday.
The Gwinnett Chamber will hold its first-ever summit to address the issue of ensuring workplaces are diverse and equitable next month.
The Gwinnett Daily Post and Good Taste Gwinnett presenting sponsor Jackson EMC hosted its first event of the year on Thursday, keeping with the tradition of sharing cooking demonstrations and recipes from many of the restaurants and food establishments in and around Gwinnett County with the community.
The foundation set up to establish and manage the sprawling Rowen research "knowledge community" project near Dacula is teaming up with the University of Georgia's College of Environment and Design to review the physical and cultural assets, including the history, of the nearly 2,000-acre property, the Rowen Foundation announced on Monday.
Gwinnett County officials have handed out $12.2 million in assistance in the third round of the county's COVID-19 Nonprofit Funding Opportunity Program awards.
The Dickey Broadcasting Company announced Monday the debut of the new XTRA 106.3FM— a radio station they bill as "Atlanta’s Most Conservative News & Talk Station."
A countertop fabrication and installation company announced this past week that it has opened two facilities in unincorporated Norcross to house its production, distribution and showroom operations and serve as it headquarters.
As attendees entered Infinite Energy Arena Thursday night, many asked for directions to their seats. As one group tried to figure out which portal to enter, an usher pointed to the left only to change her mind and gesture in the opposite direction.
Gwinnett County residents can expect to see something new every month for the next year and a half at the sprawling The Exchange at Gwinnett mixed use development near the Mall of Georgia, according to developer Jeff Fuqua.
The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $99,705 in grants during its March meeting, including $57,500 to organizations serving Gwinnett County.
Although the Hayes family has seen radical change in the automobile industry over the past 50 years, one thing remains the same when it comes to the way they conduct their business.
How often do you feel like you’re coming up short? Whether it’s at work or at home, with your professional prowess or your weight, it’s easy to fall into the trap of grading yourself on everything.
StillFire Brewing in Suwanee was one of the first breweries to open in Gwinnett and now it is becoming the first brewery in Georgia to accept a different, and emerging, type of currency.
ATLANTA – Nearly 400,000 unemployed Georgians who filed claims with the state Department of Labor last year at this time are going to have refile with the agency to continue receiving benefits. The coronavirus pandemic began to gather serious momentum in Georgia at this time a year ago, forcing businesses to close their doors and […]
Jackson Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) recently announced that two Gwinnett County high school students will receive scholarships for the cooperative’s Youth Tour competition.
Southern Beers Tours is teaming up with Explore Gwinnett officials to launch new beer tours of Gwinnett's breweries called Gwinnett Brewery Tours — Sippin' in the Suburbs.
The Georgia Center for Opportunity will host the Better Work Gwinnett Job Fair Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Infinite Energy Center parking deck in unincorporated Duluth.
The Gwinnett Chamber and the Georgia Vietnamese American Chamber of Commerce recently formalized an alliance designed to open the door to the two chambers working together.
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The Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded a total $80,000 in grants during its February meeting, including $77,500 to organizations serving Gwinnett County.
As teams find their “new normal” for communicating and staying connected remotely, storytelling often gets left out of the equation. This is a big problem.
A year after the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic scuttled St. Patrick's Day celebrations at the last minute in Gwinnett, some cities and local breweries are preparing to celebrate the holiday this weekend.